The Stranger

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In postwar Germany a meeting of the War Crimes Commission is being held. Those present decide that Konstantin Shayne, a heinous Nazi war criminal, should be released from prison in the hopes that he will lead the commission to his superior, the infamous... read more
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In postwar Germany a meeting of the War Crimes Commission is being held. Those present decide that Konstantin Shayne, a heinous Nazi war criminal, should be released from prison in the hopes that he will lead the commission to his superior, the infamous Franz Kindler - one of the architects of the genocide against the Jews, currently in hiding in Conneticut under an assumed name. A federal agent is assigned to follow Shayne, and the chase begins.

Original Release

08/01/1946

Cast

Orson Welles Professor Charles Rankin
Edward G. Robinson Mr. Wilson
Loretta Young Mary Longstreet
Philip Merivale Judge Adam Longstreet
Richard Long Noah Longstreet
Konstantin Shayne Konrad Meinike
Byron Keith Dr. Jeffrey Lawrence
Billy House Mr. Potter
Martha Wentworth Sara
David Bond Student
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Orson Welles

Writers

Anthony Veiller, John Huston, Victor Trivas, Orson Welles, Decla Dunning

Cast

Orson Welles Professor Charles Rankin
Edward G. Robinson Mr. Wilson
Loretta Young Mary Longstreet
Philip Merivale Judge Adam Longstreet
Richard Long Noah Longstreet
Konstantin Shayne Konrad Meinike
Byron Keith Dr. Jeffrey Lawrence
Billy House Mr. Potter
Martha Wentworth Sara
David Bond Student
John Brown Passport Photographer
Neal Dodd Minister
Fred Godoy Undetermined Role
Joseph Granby Undetermined Role
Ethan Laidlaw Todd, Customer in Potter's Store
Gabriel Peralta Undetermined Role
Gerald Pierce Kid Throwing Newspaper Shreds
Robert Raison Undetermined Role
Johnny Sands Jogging Student in Woods
Erskine Sanford Party Guest

Producers

Editors

Ernest J. Nims

1947 Oscar Best Writing, Original Story Nominated
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